Addiction, Alcoholism, and Codependency. (And Narcissism)

by unknown artist If you are a follower of this blog, you probably read the obituary I wrote for my old college boyfriend, Hayden. He was a messed up man… and he made me messed up, too. It took me years to get over that relationship ending. I couldn’t accept it that two people who loved each other so much could still fail. I wanted to believe that “Love conquers all.” I wanted to believe it like a Religion. Hayden and I met in May of 1987 when I was a student at the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee. I (more…)

Work Issue #27.

One of my bosses told me I can’t wear my comfortable shoes to work anymore because they don’t fit the dress code. “But I’ve been working in these for 7 months.” Well, they are no good now. To me, it’s a sign. If I have to wear corporate shoes, then I may as well get a corporate job and have corporate pay. It’s time to leave. Please share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click (more…)

Damaged People Attract Damaged People

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There I was being pleased with my blogging and thinking I am the cat’s pajamas ~ when I came across a blog by Silver Girl. Her writing leaves me in awe and I think the reason is because she has come out of the other side of the tunnel. She’s writing about healing from a […]

Rape and The Narcissist.

DISCLAIMER: Adult post for people ages 18 and over. Please do not read if you are under 18 years old or are sensitive to sexual content. As a self-imposed rule, I refrain from writing about sex. Sometimes I insinuate, but I have never written overt descriptions of human sexuality for this blog. I do not want this blog to cross that line of being graphic. However, this post is about rape. Many people still confuse rape with sex, despite the ground-breaking findings of sociologist Dr. Susan Brown which proved that rape is about domination. Rapists violate victims because they want to dominate (more…)

Reblog: There Are Stupid Questions.

This post is completely unrelated to my blog topics, but I am sharing it because it teaches a good life skill and HSP’s often need to learn to take better care of themselves. Enjoy. Please share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in (more…)

Today’s Random Current News Reports About Abusing Women in 2015.

1. 46-year old Soviet (Chechen) government official takes 17-year old girl as his second wife under Sharia law, reportedly by threatening her entire village. http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/chechen-wedding-scandal-leaders-defiance-put-putin-in-bind/ar-BBjWzj8?ocid=AARDHP Kheda Goilabiyeva is taken by a chief government official to a wedding registry office for her wedding. A 46-year-old Chechen police officer taking a 17-year-old as his second wife in flagrant violation of Russian laws has caused a storm in the Russian media. 2. The Cannes Film Festival in the south of France turned away women because they were not wearing high heels. The women were told to go buy appropriate footwear and then they would (more…)